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Drivers Robert Dahlgren and Thed Bjork have completed the first tests of Polestar Cyan Racing’s 2017 World Touring Car Championship race cars. The tests of the Volvo S60 Polestar TC1 were completed at Mantorp Park in Sweden last week and are an important step in the team’s development program.
“This is a crucial part in our plan for moving forward ahead of 2017,” says Christian Dahl, CEO of Cyan Racing in a statement.
Getting the cars to the test track while also competing in the WTCC hasn’t been easy, though.
“The race cars have not been in Sweden since the first race in April, meaning that no development work has been possible,” says Dahl. “The test car changes that and we look forward to work further with the new data from the coming tests.”
This season was the first in Polestar Cyan Racing’s three year plan. The plan is to learn in year one, win races in year two, and fight for the championship in year three.
“The results so far this year are better than we expected with several top five and top ten finishes,” says Alexander Murdzevski, Head of Motorsport at Polestar, in a statement. “The test program alongside the race weekends is the next step in our plan, providing us with the right conditions to take the next step forward in terms of pace and results next season.”